Louis Daniel Armstrong, nicknamed "Satchmo", "Satch", and "Pops", was an American trumpeter, composer, vocalist, and actor who was among the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in the history of jazz. In 2017, he was inducted into the Rhythm & Blues Hall of Fame... Read More
|Born||Louis Daniel Armstrong
August 4, 1901
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
|Died||July 6, 1971 (aged 69)
Corona, Queens, New York City, U.S.
|Other names||"Satchmo", "Satch", "Pops", "Louie"|
|Occupation||Musician, composer, singer|
|Genres||Dixieland, jazz, swing, traditional pop|